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Capital's Olympic legacy continues

The Government has announced that a four year goal of raising £11 billion pounds in economic benefit as part of the Olympic legacy has been met in just twelve months.

New foreign investment and firms winning contracts since last summer's events, has meant business is booming in the capital.

The total also includes £130 million of contracts won by UK companies for next year's soccer World Cup in Brazil, and the next Olympic Games, in Rio in 2016.

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Beckham: Moving World Cup to winter 'a big decision'

by Rags Martel: ITV News reporter

David Beckham has told ITV News that moving the World Cup to winter is "a big decision" for FIFA. Football's world governing body is expected to take the first step towards moving the tournament by appointing a task force to oversee the process.

FIFA's executive committee will decide on moving the tournament from the summer to avoid the extreme heat
FIFA's executive committee will decide on moving the tournament from the summer to avoid the extreme heat Credit: Press Association
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